Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Facebook's California headquarters

Posted at 6:33 PM, Dec 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-11 21:33:10-05

A bomb threat has caused the evacuation of parts of Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. on Tuesday, prompting a large police response.

According to KGO-TV, a tip was received by Crime Stoppers in New York, and relayed to authorities in California. The phone call was anonymous and no other details were shared.

Many of Facebook's 33,606 employees work out of the company's Menlo Park headquarters.